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ASAMARA

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ABOUT THE FILM

Asämara: sent to work, sent to earn a living. This is the reality millions of children must face in Africa nowadays, in spite of their extreme youth. Either in the city or in rural areas, their fight is the same: surviving.

Credit

DIRECTOR'S DATA


Nationality:
Spain
Activities:
JON GARANO
San Sebastian, 1974. He studied Journalism and Advertising at the University of the Basque Country and Cinema in Sarobe (Basque Country) and in San Diego (USA). In 2001 he founded a production company called Moriarti with other four colleagues, and he has worked as film director and/or screenwriter for many audiovisual projects. He has also been the executive producer of the documentary film Lucio.

RAUL LOPEZ
San Sebastian, 1971. Videogame graphic designer. He completed his audiovisual learning with cinema and video courses in the Cultural Centre of Larrotxene. Since then, he has worked in many productions as editor and graphic designer and as director in Asämara, Autorretrato and Tras los visillos.
Screening / Award history:
FreeNetWorld International Film Festival - The best documentary film, The best FNW film award

Competition of Cortometrajes City of Estella-Lizarra (Navarra) Best Documentary

International week of Cortometrajede San Roque (Cadiz) Best Documentary

Mediterrean Festival of New Film-Makers. Larisa (Grecia) Jury's Special Mention

4 people voted

vmcd
2010-04-12 03:30:38

Since this piece was about the children, I would've liked to hear their story in their own words. I felt like the music didn't always match with the children's emotions.

Calvin
2009-09-24 23:57:20

国や状況を伝える最小限の字幕かナレーションがあってもいいのでは。

bearcat
2009-09-24 23:54:30

あえてナレーションを入れずに映像と音楽だけで綴ることにより、作品の力強さが増している気がします。

Anchelee
2009-09-23 01:18:45

Where do these children come from and where do they go?
I cannot see the whole picture.

waldkai
2009-09-18 19:48:49

personal comment:
less pipes and more direct sound